Spokane Journal of Business

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Mullan Road school remodel set to start this spring on South Hill

Spokane Public Schools has selected WLK Joint Ventures, a Spokane-based partnership of Walker Construction Inc. and Leone & Keeble Inc., as general contractor and construction manager for a Mullan Road Elementary School renovation and addition project. G...

Spokane STEM Network integrates with GSI

Greater Spokane Incorporated announced today that it has begun leading the day-to-day operations of the Spokane STEM Network, a nonprofit organization that works to advance science, technology, engineering, and math learning and innovation. Alisha B...

Spokane Public Schools eyes shuffling facility uses

Spokane Public Schools plans to shuffle facility uses by next fall to expand some programs and address a state-required reduction of class sizes for certain elementary grades. Assistant Superintendent Mark Anderson says the district also has started a s...

In-home care services company moves, launches training center

The owner of the Spokane Valley franchise of Visiting Angels, which offers in-home care services, has moved to larger quarters in the Valley and has opened a training center. Trondheim LLC, the Spokane Valley-based franchisee company owned by Cindy Jo...

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Graham Construction awarded job to add Hillyard skills center space

Spokane Public Schools has selected Graham Construction & Management Inc., of Spokane, as the general contractor and construction manager for a planned $13.7 million addition to the NewTech Skills Center in Hillyard, where work is scheduled to start next ...

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Inland Northwest economy continues to make positive strides

In some sectors of the Inland Northwest economy, activity levels are returning to prerecession levels, welcome news that comes none too soon for economic observers. In overall employment, Spokane-area economists are expecting job growth next year, though...

Spokane groups set goals for upcoming legislative session

Spokane groups set goals for upcoming legislative session

A roundup of regional priorities here for the 2014 session of the Washington Legislature focuses mostly on transportation and education projects and programs totaling more than $1 billion, although most of that would be for multiyear construction projects...

New GSI program to connect students with businesses

Greater Spokane Incorporated plans to launch next February a new program, called Business AfterSchool, aimed at connecting students here with businesses, says workforce-policy program coordinator Meg Lindsay. The program is for grades 8 through 12, she s...

CNI wins $4 million job to modernize Cd'A grade school

The Coeur d'Alene School District has awarded Contractors Northwest Inc., of Coeur d'Alene, a $4 million contract to modernize and expand Borah Elementary School.The expansion part of the project will include constructing a gym, art room, and a...

Builder here lands two big school projects

Spokane general contractor Leone & Keeble Inc. has begun construction of two schools in College Place, Wash., including the southeastern Washington town's first high school, says project manager Scott Jutte. "We're constructing a high school in...

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